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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring d-neo-Menthol
Synonym(s) d-beta-Pulegomenthol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name d-neo-Menthol
JECFA number 428
CAS number 2216-52-6
FEMA number 2666
COE number 2028
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 156.27
Chemical formula C10H20O
Physical form/odour colourless liquid
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol and acetone
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 211-213°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.459-1.460
Specific gravity 0.896-0.903 (20°)
Other requirements mp: 22°; Optical Rotation: 20° at 20°C
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